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Assignment on Education Gap -essay (Module 5) Prompt 1 - What is achievement gap? The achievement gap is the lagging academic performance of one group of students compared to another. Usually it refers to the lower scores of blacks and Hispanics compared to whites, and the lower scores of low-income students compared to upper or middle class students on standardized tests and other measures of educational achievement. Prompt 2 - It has been over 50 years since the report was published - has the education gap increased or decreased? The education gap has been decreased. Using public data from Stanford’s Center for Education Policy Analysis , The New York Times created an interactive graphic that shows the gap separating white children and their black and Hispanic peers, as shown in this picture. Prompt 3 - Do you agree that schools perpetuate class inequalities - If yes, why? If no, why? Yes, I do agree that schools perpetuate class inequalities because race and ethnics have played a major role in the inequalities of the American Education system. Unequal educational
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